The Story of O (1975)
The Story of O (1975) is a French erotic drama film directed by Just Jaeckin. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Pauline Réage. It tells the story of a young woman, O, who is taken to a chateau by her lover, Rene, and is trained to become a sexual slave.
The film is filled with sexual moments that are both explicit and implicit. The most explicit moments come from the scenes in the chateau, where O is subjected to various forms of sexual humiliation and bondage. These scenes are often shot in a voyeuristic manner, with the camera lingering on O's body as she is subjected to various forms of sexual torture.
The implicit sexual moments come from the scenes between O and Rene. These scenes are often shot in a romantic manner, with the camera lingering on their faces as they kiss and embrace. These scenes are often intercut with scenes of O being subjected to sexual torture, creating a juxtaposition between the romantic and the erotic.
The film also contains a number of dream sequences, which are filled with sexual imagery. These sequences often feature O in various states of undress, and are often shot in a surrealistic manner.
Overall, The Story of O is a film that is filled with both explicit and implicit sexual moments. The film is a powerful exploration of the power dynamics of sexual relationships, and is a must-see for fans of erotic cinema.
Nudity: Full frontal female nudity. No depictions of male genitalia.
There are many, many scenes throughout the movie featuring full female nudity, humiliation/bondage/masochistic behaviour, kissing, groping, public nudity, masturbation and graphic intercourse. Some scenes of intercourse appear unwilling although they technically are not. The entire theme of the movie is of a submissive woman going through much sexual torments and joys to please her master. Said woman is willingly passed between several men. An extended part of the movie features a retreat for women who wear deliberately revealing 'easy access' clothing that exposes their breasts and buttocks. There are some sexual scenes between two women.